which of the following was not an important factor that shaped the development of the major models os urban land use?
the basic / non basic ratio of workers
most large cities in south east asia were usually developed by european colonialists and are centered on
hoyt's model of urban land use differd from the models developed by E.W. burgess in that the hoyt model...
shows the city developing in a series of rings, not sectors
medieval cities in europe ussually had what characteristic in common?
most african citiees have how many CBD's
ancient towns and cities owed much of their success and growth to certain site advantages. which of the following was not one of these advantages?
good supply of coal and iron
which of the following changes usualy occurs as a city grows?
the ratio of basic to non basic workers becomes larger
which of the following is a primate city?
which of the following is noth the least urbanized and the most rapidly urbanizing realm of the world?
the core of a city is called the
urban places in the ancient world were
exceptions in an overwhelmingly rural society
after 1970 new suburban downtowns (edge cities) were spawned in the outer city of los angeles, with their leading concentrations
near key freeway intersections
the very early developing agricultural societies were
in core area cities the practice of buying up land rehabilitating dteriorated housing which results in the raising of land values in a neighborhood is called
where did the first urban developement originate?
gated communities have _________ as their chief objective
new yorks time square and berlins potzdammer platz are examples of giant media reshaping cities into
spaces of consumption
the decline in density and the spread of cities associated with the biulding of freeways in the second half of the 20th centuary as been pejoritavley reffered to as
the multiple nuclei model of urban structure developed by harris and ullman arose from the idea that_______ was losing its place as the dominant position in the metropolitan city.
which of the following countries is least urbanized
marxist geographer david harvey is one of the strongest critics of ________ , the privatization of the public space and loss of "character" in neighborhoods.
in a model urban hierarchy, the population of a city or town is inversly proportional to its rank in the system (ex. largest city is 4 million people the 2nd largest city wil be 2 million people then the 3rd largest city will be 1 million). this is called
rank size rule
which of the following best describes the hirearchy of urban developements?
hamlet, village, town, city, metropolis
what city were the concentric zone modeld and the sector model based on?
in the latin american city, where are the homes of the mot imporverished people?
on the outermost zone or peripheral fringe
a hinterland reveals the ________ of each settelment
the U.K. has established greenbelts around certain cities to prevent what?
what term came back into use to describe the spatial components of the metropolis of the late 20th century?
the influx of population from rural to urban areas in peripheral areas or semi peripheral areas find housing in
the focal point of the southeast asian city is the
old colonial port
according to the multiple nuclei model, what develops at the outskirts of the core cities?
if cities in the poorer parts of the world share a common characteristic, it may result from
an absence of enforced zoning regulations
paris and mexico city are many times larger than the next largest city in the in their respective countries. their disproportional size is illustrates
the concept of primate city
rome created a huge urban system. the integration of the roman empire was greatly facilitated by a
as the distance increases from the center of a city, houses begin to be biult farther apart and the number of people per land unit goes down, this phenomenon is known as
the density gradient
the pentagon in washington dc is a good example of a
in burgess's concentric rings model the zone of transition became
deteriorated with more CBD encroachment
mexico city and sao paolo are examples of
comparing luanda angola to a suburb of tokyo one is struck by the fact that the urban morphology reflects the fact that angola lacks a _________ working class
which feature of ancient urbanization was not present in the nie river valley hearth?
human communities have existed for 10000 years, but some did not start to grow into larger places until about ________ years ago
the layout ot a city, the physical form and structure, is reffered to as
the core are suburbs are experiencing a process of the tearing down of existing suburban homes and the biulding of very large, standardized looking homes known as
the response of the urban system of the american south and soutwest to the influx of migrants over the past three devades conforms with pridictions of central place theory. this is called the __________ phenomenon
what one characteristic links megacities?
each city has a population over 10 million
ancient cities were not large by todays standard. the cities of mesopotamian and the nile valley probaby had populations of
10,ooo - 15,ooo
peter mullers analysis of suburbanization indicated that suburbs were
evolving into a self sufficent urban entity with its own economic and cultural components
the relative location of a city reffers to its
what do cities in most cities in the developing world have in common?
urban areas are ringed by shantytowns
segregation in the united states was reinforced by the financial practice known as